KBUU Newswire Wed Jun 13: PCH Signal MAY Never Turn Red – Local Homeless Count Shows Progress – Broad Beach Sand Trucks Win OK – Hwy 1 May Reopen By August


This is KBUU News.  The headlines:

  •   Concrete results in the effort get people off of Malibu’s streets.
  •   That new traffic light on PCH at the Malibu Beach Inn??? Maybe not .
  •   The Broad Beach sand trucks get a green light from the state court of appeal.
  •   And good news from way up Highway 1 … way up Malibu. 

This is Malibu’s only local daily news. It’s the   ((((  Wednesday  ))) edition of the news … from Radio Malibu  …. F-M 99 point 1 K B U U. Good morning … I’m Hans Laetz reporting.


Efforts to help people living on the street in Malibu … or in the canyons … or hidden behind the Civic Center …. have gotten results. 

Details: http://www.radiomalibu.net/your-tax-dollars-at-work/


It was a weed whacker that sparked that big fire yesterday in the Hollywood Hills … above Beverly Hills.

Residents of about 86 homes were evacuated.

More than 250 firefighters attacked the fire … near the Beverly Crest and Benedict Canyon areas.

The fire is substantially out. 

Also out … a small brush fire north west of thousand oaks … and three small spot fires at the eastern end of the San Fernando Valley near Hanson dam.


Controversial plans by the Malibu Beach Inn to spread their business across Pacific Coast Highway in central Malibu may have been dealt a death blow. 

Details: http://www.radiomalibu.net/new-pch-signal-may-get-86d/



Broad Beach has won a legal battle over the route that its thousands of trucks will use to being sand from Ventura County to Malibu. 

Details: http://www.radiomalibu.net/broad-beach-wins-truck-route-case/


You are listening to the latest news from Radio Malibu … F-M 99 point 1 K B U U.  ((( time  ))))


Howdy Kabrins … the Malibu man who lost his daughter to a madman in South Africa … is still waiting for justice.

Details: http://www.radiomalibu.net/father-still-waits-justice/


In news from both sides of California … left and right:

Mammoth Mountain will close its ski slopes for the season  … this Sunday.

The ski lifts are running from 7:30 until 1 until then.

Mammoth Mountain got a total of 420 inches at the summit this past season … and 4 inches of new snow during late-season storms in May.

After Sunday .. no more skiing … but gondola rides …. bicycles golf and other

summer sports are in full swing. 

On the other side of California … the entire coastal stretch of California’s iconic Highway 1 will re-open at the end of July.

Caltrans announced yesterday that the massive landslide south of Big Sur will be fixed before the middle of summer. 

It closed 13 months ago after heavy winter rains triggered a massive landslide. 

The landslide meant hard times for Big Sur businesses.

Highway 1 up the coast … should be open by late July.


An old police reporter at the LA Herald Examiner used to have this definition of “news”.

“News” said the great Neeson Himmel “is anything that happens at or near an editor.”

Southern California Edison has killed the power in at least one Malibu Park neighborhood this morning.

Neither the power company nor the city are telling us how widespread this planned outage is. be.

Power will be off int he Seastar and Surfside neighborhoods from 9 to 5.

That includes the KBUU studios.

We have our generator ready … 

It’s a actually a bicycle wheel generator … but we’ve been carb-loading all night.


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Weather for the Malibu ….

Patchy fog burning off by midday today … highs  ((((   71   )))) beaches … ((((   92   )))) mountains and canyons. 

Winds will be strong. 

Downcoast winds …  (((   25  )))) miles per hour this afternoon.

Sunset tonight is at   ((((    8:06    )))).

After that … (((  late night and early morning coastal clouds and mountain fog  )))) tonight … low ((((  59   )))) beaches …  ((((   61  )))) mountains and canyons.

Tomorrow should be   ((((   much the same  )))).

Right now … at Trancas it’s ((((    58    )))) degrees.

In upper Malibu Canyon … ((((    62   )))) .

And at Civic Center Los Angeles … ((((  62     )))).

In the ocean … it’s ((((    60    )))) degrees in the water at Zuma Beach.

The lifeguards say the waves today are   ((((   3 to 4   )))) feet high …. 

((((   Long period SSW swell lingers for exposures. Small NW mix. Favorable AM conditions with building onshore flow for PM. )))) 

Those are ((((  fair )))) surfing conditions …. according to the lifeguards.

(((((  High  tide is at  10:33 this morning.

Low tide at 3:25 PM .

The major high tide … 6-1/2 feet .. at 9:42 tonight.   ))))


The KBUU Newswire is posted midmornings … at RadioMalibu.net and at the MalibuTimes.com websites.

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